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JOHNSTOWN, PA — [Diocesan Chancery] —  The XXIII Diocesan Council-Sobor, hosted by the Johnstown, Deanery and presided over by His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa,  will take place from Sunday October 9 thru Wednesday October 12, 2016 at Christ the Saviour Cathedral and Educational Center and The Holiday Inn  Downtown in Johnstown, PA.  Centered on the Theme: “Whatever He says to you, do it!”  (John 2:5),  the clergy and faithful will review the progress of the Diocese over the past three years and chart the course for the future.

While registration takes place on Sunday evening from 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm, the Sobor will officially open on Monday morning with the celebration of the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at Christ the Saviour Cathedral at 8:00 am which will be broadcast live . Click Here to View Live-Stream.

The faithful of the Diocese, not in attendance at the Council-Sobor are encouraged to follow along on-line by visiting the special Council Web Page here.   Daily photo galleries and videos of the Divine Liturgy and some addresses will be available.